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post #1 of (permalink) Old 04-01-2007, 03:49 AM
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1979 Honda XL 185 Front Forks

How much oil goes into each front fork on a 1979 Honda XL 185?
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 02-16-2008, 12:23 AM
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Gee, you sure get a lot of help in this forum.
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Standard oil level is 5" (128mm). Standard oil capacity is 16.6 oz. (492cc). More oil= firmer damping, less oil = softer damping. Maximum oil level 4.9" (124mm), minimum 5.9" (150mm). Measure oil level from the top of the tube, fork collapsed, spring out.
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post #4 of (permalink) Old 02-24-2008, 09:35 PM
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Thank you very much for the information. Maybe someday I can return the favor.

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